Woodside High School (Virginia)
|Woodside High School|
|13450 Woodside Lane
Newport News, Virginia 23608
|School type||Public Magnet high school|
|School district||Newport News Public Schools|
|Superintendent||Dr. Ashby Kilgore|
|Administrator||Mr. John Boyles (Arts Magnet)|
|Principal||Mr. John Hochman|
|Enrollment||2061 (October 2009)|
|Athletics conference||Virginia High School League
|Rivals||Denbigh High School
Menchville High School
Woodside High School is one of five high schools in Newport News, Virginia. The school was ranked 287th in 2008 by Newsweek magazine's "America's Best High Schools" in terms of high schools and exam testing. Woodside has been accredited by the Virginia Department of Education since the 2003–04 school year, and has some of the highest passing rates in Newport News. The school has a twin school, Heritage High School, that was built simultaneously and designed by the same architects.
Woodside High School is a Fully Accredited High School and it met the Adequate Yearly Progress marks for the No Child Left Behind Act established by the Federal Government.
Woodside is also the home of Newport News Public School's Center for the Arts and Communications Magnet Program, which offers specializations in music, dance, drama, creative writing, communications, and visual arts.
As of October 2009
|Talented and Gifted||155||7.5%|
- "Newport News Public Schools Demographic Snapshot" (PDF). Newport News Public Schools. Retrieved November 6, 2009.
- "America's Top Public High Schools". Newsweek Magazine. Archived from the original on September 10, 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2008.
- Freeman, Dennis (June 10, 2001). "Softball: Woodside Caps Surge in Playoffs – Miller's 1-Hitter does in Oakton". Daily Press. Newport News, Virginia. p. C12.
- Wright, Michael C. (March 13, 2005). "State Finals: 2-for-2 – Woodside: Wolverines Survive Thriller, Repeat as Champs". Daily Press. Newport News, Virginia. p. C1.